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casa de serralves porto

What is the Casa de Serralves?

Casa de Serralves - in addition to serving as the Foundations head office - is an important extension of the Museum of Contemporary Art, used for presentation of temporary exhibitions.

Is there a cafe in Serralves?

This is a small cafe in the grounds of Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, next to the tennis court in the extensive gardens. There is shaded seating outside with views into the garden. It offers a slim selection of toasted sandwiches, pastries and drinks but...

What is Serralves em Festa?

Serralves em Festa is one of the largest festivals in Europe, covering a wide spectrum of the contemporary arts and family oriented activities including exhibitions, performances, music concerts, dance, theater, circus shows and fairs.

Who is the new director of Casa de Serralves?

In 2019 the French Philippe Vergne was appointed the new director of Serralves. Casa de Serralves is a villa and museum located inside the park of Serralves. Owned by the Serralves Foundation, the house was built by the second Count of Vizela, Carlos Alberto Cabral and designed by the architect José Marques da Silva.

What is Serralves?

Serralves is a cultural institution located in Porto, Portugal, and one of the most important institutions worldwide, ranking in the list of most-visited art museums in the world. It includes a Contemporary Art Museum, a Park and a Villa, each one an example of contemporary architecture, Modernism, and Art Deco architecture.

What is Quinta de Serralves?

Quinta de Serralves (Serralves Farm) was originally referred as Mata-Sete farm. It pertained to the Cabral family prior to 1932, and although excluded from Jacques Grébers project for the Count of Vizela, it was subsequently subject to an intervention by Gréber.

What to see and do at the Villa de Serralves?

From the garden which circulates around the Villa from behind, visitors can observe the extensive facade, which looks out over the Rua de Serralves. The main entrance is formed by a semicircular widening of the exterior wall, framed beneath a glass canopy.

What is the Serralves Museum?

The Serralves Museum opened in 1999 in order to endow Porto with a space dedicated to contemporary art. The programming combines in-house production of exhibitions with co-productions with distinguished international institutions, enabling circulation of works by both Portuguese and foreign artists.

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